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NOUN (2)

1. yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia;
[syn: jaundice, icterus]

2. a rough and bitter manner;
[syn: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness]


VERB (2)

1. distort adversely;
- Example: "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"

2. affect with, or as if with, jaundice;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jaundice \Jaun"dice\ (?; 277), n. [OE. jaunis, F. jaunisse, fr. jaune yellow, orig. jalne, fr. L. galbinus yellowish, fr. galbus yellow.] (Med.) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the feces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood. [1913 Webster] Blue jaundice. See Cyanopathy. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jaundice \Jaun"dice\, v. t. To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice. [1913 Webster] The envy of wealth jaundiced his soul. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jaundice n 1: yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia [syn: jaundice, icterus] 2: a rough and bitter manner [syn: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, tartness, thorniness] v 1: distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment" 2: affect with, or as if with, jaundice
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

127 Moby Thesaurus words for "jaundice": abscess, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, aurify, backache, begild, bend, bent, bias, bleeding, blennorhea, cachexia, cachexy, chill, chills, cholangitis, cholecystitis, cirrhosis, colic, constipation, convulsion, coughing, cyanosis, diarrhea, distort, dizziness, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, edema, emaciation, engild, envy, fainting, fatigue, favoritism, fever, fibrillation, flux, forejudgment, gild, green-eyed jealousy, green-eyed monster, growth, heartburn, heartburning, hemorrhage, hepatitis, hepatoma, high blood pressure, horn-madness, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, inclination, indigestion, infectious hepatitis, inflammation, influence, insomnia, itching, jalousie, jaundiced eye, jealousness, jealousy, labored breathing, leaning, low blood pressure, lumbago, marasmus, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, one-sidedness, pain, paralysis, partialism, partiality, partisanship, preconception, predilection, prejudgment, prejudice, prejudice against, prejudice the issue, prepossess, prepossession, pruritus, rash, rheum, sallow, sallowness, sclerosis, seizure, serum hepatitis, shock, skin eruption, sneezing, sore, spasm, sway, tabes, tachycardia, tumor, turn yellow, twist, undetachment, undispassionateness, upset stomach, vertigo, vomiting, warp, wasting, xanthochroism, yellow, yellow complexion, yellow race, yellow skin